Explore Our Inductees


View History


Broadcasting School

Account Executive – Flood Communications, Beatrice

Flood Communications – Ol’ Red 99-5; KWBE

  • Marketing Consultant
  • Full Time
  • Remote Partially

Flood Communications is an INC 5000 fast-growing business in the United States.  Over the last 7 years, we’ve built Nebraska’s largest, local, news and media group.  Ol’ Red and KWBE have been delivering local news, weather, and sports for 38 and 73 years respectively.  Our goal is to serve the underserved audiences in Nebraska.  This means small Nebraska vs. the metro.  Our local content gives businesses a great opportunity to find customers. 

The Ol’ Red and KWBE Marketing/Sales Team is a highly driven and self-sufficient group that works in and out of the office daily to deliver marketing results for their customers.   We are seeking an account executive to cover Beatrice but also the north and east. This is the general area; however, it is not limited to only this area.  We have regional and nationwide customers.

To grow our service to our communities, we are looking for a Marketing/Sales representative who is eager to learn small-market media sales and start or relaunch their career.  We want the best of people, and we make sure that it’s rewarded.

About the Job:

First 30 Days:

  • Get trained on our sales process. 
  • Learn the benefits of our different media channels.
  • Learn how to create advertising campaigns.
  • Learn how to create a proposal.
  • Learn how to interview a client.
  • Start meeting current customers and prospecting new.
  • Read/work through training materials.
  • Learn our software.

60 Days:

  • Learn how to create long-term marketing programs
  • Establish your habits
  • Understand how to uncover large opportunities
  • Learn how to record clients

90 Days:

  • Start seeing the benefits of your hard work
  • Be able to create large-scale media plans on your own
  • Find and bring on customers with all you’ve learned

You will be successful if:

  • You have a competitive nature, and you find motivation in setbacks
  • You don’t believe in settling, you find ways to overachieve and keep improving
  • Your ability to learn is off the charts and you are looking for more
  • You love connecting with people online, on the phone, and in person
  • You’ve done customer service or sales in the past.
  • You love creating and trying new ideas
  • You like reading and learning

To apply send a resume to Brad Achtemeier  brad@floodcomm.com.  Flood Communications is an equal-opportunity employer.  Military, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.